Articles

Braxton Hicks

How can I tell the difference between Braxton Hicks and true labor contractions?

by Samantha N Patwardhan, MD

OB/GYN, Partners in Women’s Health, Rose Medical Center

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exercise during pregnancy

What should women know about exercise during pregnancy?

by Jessica Donner, MD

Jessica Donner, MD, OB/GYN, Colorado Complete Health for Women, The Medical Center of Aurora

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39 Weeks of Gestation

What factors may lead to the induction of labor?

by Steven Grover MD, OB/GYN

Steven Grover MD, OB/GYN, The OB/GYN Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center

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What do you need to know about creating a birth plan?

by Jayne Jones, RN, CNM, MSN

Jayne Jones, RN, CNM, MSN All About Women's Care/Caring for Women Swedish Medical Center

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Girl Vegetarian

My daughter wants to become a vegetarian. How can I help her?

by Jennifer J King, MD

First find out her motivations for wanting to be a vegetarian – moral reasons, losing weight, healthier lifestyle, etc. and then educate her on vegetarian lifestyle options after some online research. Vegans exclude all animal products and dairy Lactovegetarians consume milk and milk products...

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little league baseball

Kids & Repetitive Motion Sports

by Brooke K Pengel, MD

Brooke K Pengel, MD, Medical Director Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Centennial

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Pouring milk

Is My Child Lactose Intolerant?

by Jeanne Oh, MD

Jeanne Oh, MD Advanced Pediatric Associates Aurora, Centennial & Parker

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Calm Down a Fussy or Colicky Baby

What is the Best Way to Calm Down a Fussy or Colicky Baby?

by Robert Gin, MD

Robert Gin, MD Littleton Pediatric Medical Center Highlands Ranch, Colorado

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Peanut allergy

What is the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?

by Lora Stewart, MD

Lora Stewart, MD Allergy and Asthma Care Prevention Center Lone Tree, Colorado

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Pregnant at 20, 30, 40

by Kristen Bason

Can a decade make a world of difference when it comes to conception and a healthy pregnancy? Yes and no. There is no perfect age to have a baby—every woman is unique. However, the physical aspects of pregnancy and risks are somewhat influenced by age. Here’s an overview of what you can expect:

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